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Tony Ortega

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    January 24, 2013

    South Florida Follies: I-95, Asphalt Addiction and Endless War

    I-95 in South Florida is America's most dangerous highway. That's pretty well known. Why?Sure, it's the only major north-south highway in an overbuilt, unsustainable megalapolis, driven daily by the aged, the undereducated and the uncouth. But the cause lies even deeper than that, at the core of the ... More >>

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    June 23, 2007
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    April 20, 2007
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    March 19, 2007

    Things Are All Balled Up At The Home Office

    Get Used To It Get used to working for a corporation, Pulpy boy. Today I was going to write about how the Sun-Sentinel's resident crotchety old man Tom Jicha needs to stick to writing lame TV pieces instead of politics (is there something in the water? Jicha rants about global warming when he shoul ... More >>

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    March 6, 2007

    The Real Tony Ortega

    So my soon-to-be-former editor, Tony Ortega, is going to New York to take over the Village Voice. I'm getting two questions regarding the move: What is Ortega, the man, like? and How long do you think he'll last at the Voice? The answer to the first question is that Tony is a big-hearted man with ... More >>

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    January 18, 2007

    Battling Viewpoints

    Miami Herald columnist Fred Grimm's has this take on sham schooling for star athletes, the sex allegations and coverup regarding high school football star Antwain Easterling, and other "lessons that lying, cheating, jock-sniffing adults impart." Below is New Times' editor Tony Ortega's response. H ... More >>

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    January 9, 2007
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    December 21, 2006
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    August 25, 2006

    Florida Press Club Results Pouring In

    The Florida Press Club contest results are streaming in. Check out the results here. Lots of categories to go, but plenty of winners there already. Congratulations to all of them. Myself, I pulled two first place finishes already, in the commentary and sports column categories. So I should be pr ... More >>

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    July 20, 2006

    No Mo' Pomo

    The stupid Florida law that tried to make it a crime to clean up the historical record.

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    July 13, 2006

    John Bertino's Key Idea

    The Dania Beach official knows how to get even.

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    July 10, 2006

    Phantom Cartwheels -- UPDATED

    Okay, about that "Pat" story in the Miami Herald: It's pretty clear that reporter Roberto Santiago should have credited the original New Times story. In fact, it's verging on a journalistic crime that the Herald didn't cite Julia Reischel's article. From Santiago's story: "The soon-to-be kindergar ... More >>

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    June 15, 2006
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    May 10, 2006

    Let's Bust This Teapot

    And I'm back. That to me was the funniest thing that SNL guy who everyone is slowly forgetting about did on that show. What was his name? Jimmy Fallon. It was the bit where he played the morning DJ. The Osama-Saddam phone bit he did with the fat guy was pretty funny too. Those skits stand out, espec ... More >>

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    April 27, 2006
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    April 21, 2006

    Toppling the Tower of Babble

    There's been a lot of controversy lately regarding the New Times' takeover of the Village Voice and the resulting carnage at the legendary weekly in New York. Blood has been spilled, great reporters have left or been fired, a lot of people are concerned. I don't pretend to understand what's happen ... More >>

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    March 24, 2006

    Help a Dying Man? Don't Bother

    The Herald ran another story on the homeless beating deaths this morning -- and, unlike yesterday, it named Anthony Clarke, the man who witnessed part of the beating, saw Norris Gaynor dying on the ground, and went home without so much as notifying authorities. But they added this caveat: "Broward ... More >>

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    January 5, 2006
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    December 15, 2005
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